Where to stay around Sandestin?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,006 holiday lettings near Sandestin. From 1,295 condos to 419 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Sandestin is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Sandestin?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Sandestin:

  • Seaside: 924 holiday homes
  • Villa Lago: 350 holiday homes
  • Seagrove Beach: 2,220 holiday homes
  • The Bungalows At Seagrove: 693 holiday homes
  • Grayton Beach: 1,448 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Sandestin?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Sandestin. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Burnt Pine Golf Club: 14,629 holiday lettings
  • Grand Boulevard Town Center: 15,506 holiday lettings
  • Raven Golf Club: 15,159 holiday lettings
  • Destin Vacation Boat Rentals: 11,367 holiday lettings
  • The Golf Garden of Destin: 13,826 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Sandestin listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent condos in Sandestin?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,295 condos in Sandestin. Our other popular types of Sandestin holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 419 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 107 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 45 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Sandestin?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,865 holiday homes with pool available in Sandestin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Sandestin, Florida  your home away from home

    Sandestin is located on Florida’s northwest coast just 8 miles from Destin. The area is known as the Emerald Coast as the beautiful Gulf waters are an amazing green colour here. The soft white sand beaches, lagoons, dunes and the local watersports make this a popular area for both couples and family vacations. Destin is nicknamed “The World’s Luckiest Fishing Village” as some record breaking catches have been made here. With great waterside dining, plenty of interesting attractions and miles of beautiful beaches, a self catering villa at Sandestin is sure to have something for everyone.

    Things to do in Sandestin, Florida


    Visitors are drawn to Sandestin for the white quartz-sand beaches and beautiful warm green sea which offer safe bathing. Enjoy working on a tan in this beautiful area, or try some of the watersports on offer such as jet skis, windsurfing, parasailing and banana boat rides. Fishing

    The area around Sandestin offers world-class sports fishing. The offshore shelf drops away to a depth of 100 feet just 10 miles offshore so deep sea fishing is a traditional pastime in this area. Catch marlin, sailfish, tarpon and many other smaller fish on a half day fishing charter. Dining out

    The coast around your vacation villa in Sandestin is lined with well-established restaurants and bars which specialize in fresh fish and locally caught seafood. Steaks and international cuisine can also be found here. The quality is high and prices are very competitive.

    Places to visit near Sandestin, Florida


    This family attraction can be found at Fort Walton Beach just a short drive from your Sandestin vacation villa rental. See penguins, otters, alligators and dolphin shows at this great aquarium, which also promotes the welfare of marine life.

    Big Kahuna’s Water and Adventure Park

    This 23-acre water park and adventure playground is bustling with activities from wave pools and water slides to boats and thrill rides.

    Gulf Breeze Zoo and Botanical Gardens

    Set in beautiful tropical gardens, this zoo is home to hundreds of domestic and exotic animals. Gorilla Island is one of the most popular exhibits. There is a train ride around the park and a farm area where domestic animals and their babies can be petted.

    Weather in Sandestin, Florida

    Like much of Florida, Sandestin enjoys hot summers and mild, balmy winters making it popular with winter snowbirds from the northern states and Canada. Summer days average 91°F (33°C) and winters are around 64°F (18°C). July is generally the wettest month when the rain falls as short heavy afternoon showers which quickly pass.

    Travel to Sandestin, Florida

    Mobile International Airport is the nearest airport to Sandestin and is about 116 miles away. It has many daily connections with flights from all over the US and abroad.

    Activities and attractions in Sandestin

    Are you hoping to find things to do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Sandestin a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
    • Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
    • Burnt Pine Golf Club (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
    • The Golf Garden of Destin (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
    • Emerald Bay Golf Club (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
    • Regatta Bay Golf and Country Club (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)

    Seasonal weather in Sandestin

    If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Sandestin

    Travellers appreciate the beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets, which is just a taste of what Sandestin has to offer. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Sandestin is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Topsail Beach State Preserve (2.5 mi / 4 km)
    • James Lee Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
    • Santa Rosa Beach (6.8 mi / 11 km)
    • Henderson Beach State Park (7 mi / 11.2 km)
    • Blue Mountain Beach (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
    • Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park‎ (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)